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Welcome to Duck ...

The coastal town of Duck is located on Bodie Island (in the North Carolina Outer Banks).

Duck is located in Dare County<1>.

The location of Duck has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Duck has a population of 392 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Duck.

The community of Duck is near sea level<4>.

Time Zone: Duck lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Duck: (252)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Duck had an population of 392 people. This is an increase of 6.23% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.5% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Duck had a population of 369 people. This makes Duck the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 369 people, the population of Duck decreased 17.63% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 448 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Duck.

Communities Also Named Duck ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Duck - they are located in Georgia and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Duck.

Communities near Duck ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Duck.

  • Kill Devil Hills [Dare County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kill Devil Hills
    • Kill Devil Hills [Dare County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Duck
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,413 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kill Devil Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kill Devil Hills
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kill Devil Hills<6>
  • Kitty Hawk [Dare County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kitty Hawk
    • Kitty Hawk [Dare County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Duck
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,598 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kitty Hawk have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kitty Hawk
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kitty Hawk<6>
  • Southern Shores [Dare County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Southern Shores
    • Southern Shores [Dare County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Duck
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,997 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southern Shores have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southern Shores
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Southern Shores<6>
  • Nags Head [Dare County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nags Head
    • Nags Head [Dare County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Duck
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,997 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nags Head have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nags Head
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nags Head<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Harbinger [Currituck County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harbinger
      • Harbinger [Currituck County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Duck
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harbinger have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harbinger
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harbinger<6>
    • Jarvisburg [Currituck County]
    • Powells Point [Currituck County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Powells Point
      • Powells Point [Currituck County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Duck
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powells Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powells Point
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Powells Point<6>
    • Point Harbor [Currituck County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Point Harbor
      • Point Harbor [Currituck County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Duck
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Point Harbor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Point Harbor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Point Harbor<6>
    • Grandy [Currituck County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grandy
      • Grandy [Currituck County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Duck
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grandy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grandy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grandy<6>
    • Bertha [Currituck County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bertha
      • Bertha [Currituck County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Duck
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bertha have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bertha

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Duck. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Duck.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Duck. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Duck.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Duck. See our Newspapers Page for Duck.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Duck ...

Looking for more information about Duck? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Duck, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Duck.

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About Dare County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Duck. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Dare County: www.co.dare.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Dare, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Duck.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Duck - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Duck) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Duck. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DuckOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Duck. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1829, Longitude: -75.7550       In this case, the coordinates for Duck have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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